KARACHI: The anti-terrorism court (ATC) has allowed Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Dr Asim Hussain to travel abroad for medical treatment for the next fifteen days. The accused has also been directed to submit surety bonds worth six million rupees.
It may be mentioned here that Dr Asim had requested the court to allow him to go abroad for medical treatment and grant exemption from appearance between January 20 and February 20.
The PPP leader is accused of corruption in two cases during his stint in the PPP government in the Centre and in one case pertaining to facilitating terrorists at his hospital.
On December 28, the interior ministry issued a notification removing Dr Asim Hussain’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL).
The former petroleum minister had travelled abroad for medical treatment earlier in 2017, but had returned within the time period stipulated by the court.